Karasawa Kaori

Professor, Graduate school of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo

The University of Tokyo Urban policies Social Acceptance Urban transformation

Ph.D (Social Psychology), University of California, Los Angeles, 1992. After working as an associate Professor at Nagoya university, she became an Associate Professor at the University of Tokyo in 2006. She was appointed to her present position in 2010.

She specializes in social psychology, in particular, social cognition, moral judgment and mind perception. She is also promoting a project related to experimental philosophy in collaboration with science philosophers


Social Acceptance

This sub working group develops a case book to contribute to growing social acceptance of smart-city technologies through case studies on processes and factors affecting local communities in acceptance.
[Leaders of the research:Professor Karasawa Kaori (The University of Tokyo) and Kaji Tadashi (Hitachi)]